Questions tagged [openoffice.org]

Apache OpenOffice productivity suite. OpenOffice was the default 'Office' suite in all pre-11.04 Ubuntu releases.

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how to set open office as my default program

I installed open office 3.4 in my system Ubuntu 12.04 by following steps download Apache_OpenOffice_incubating_3.4.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US tar file and extract the file manually and cd en-US ...
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How do I change the default format of a shape (drawing object) in Impress

When I create a new rectangle from the Drawing toolbar in OpenOffice Impress 3.4.1, it has really ugly formatting (line color, line width, and fill color). I believe I inadvertently changed the ...
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how to install openoffice 4.1 on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

http://sourcedigit.com/12463-install-apache-openoffice-4-1-1-ubuntu-14-04/ i followed the directions posted on this site in their entirety for use with a 64 bit OS and the install appears to have ...
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Good presentation software with smooth slide transition

I have tested the libre office impress and the openoffice presentation software and they are very good and do pretty much what I want but both of them have an issue with slide transition and animation,...
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Installation of Apache OpenOffice ends because I do not have superuser privileges

During the installation process of Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1, when I enter the command "dpkg -i *.deb" the installation ended with the following message: dpkg: error: this operation needs superuser ...
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I am trying to remove OpenOffice to go back to LibreOffice, but I keep getting an error message

I am trying to remove OpenOffice and go back to LibreOffice but I keep getting this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common (>...
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Unable to open a xls file in Openoffice 3.2

I am unable to open a xls file in Openoffice 3.2. But the same file is getting Opened in other system which has the same Oo version. But in this When i open the file i get a pop-up window with Import ...
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How I can remove date time metadata from my LibreOffice comments?

Is there a way to control the metadata that is saved in a LibreOffice document? I want to: Add comments of my own. Prevent date and time metadata from being saved.
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OpenOffice on Ubuntu Software Center

Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center? If Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an option. Isn't ...
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OpenOffice - combined roman and arabic numerals page numbers

I am putting the final touches on my Master's Thesis, and the format I need to use requires that all pages before the table of contents be numbered with roman numerals, and all following pages be ...
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How to install Open Office alongside Libre Office?

I would like to install open office alongside Libre office (I do not want to get rid of LibreOffice) but whenever I try to install the desktop integration I get the following error: (Reading database ...
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Openoffice headless

I want to install Openoffice headless in Ubuntu 14.04. I previously successfully installed it Ubuntu 13.04 using following commands: http://www.openvpms.org/documentation/install-openoffice-headless-...
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After TrueType fonts intstallation, they are not availabe on openoffice

Every tutorial or instructions for the installation of fonts like Arial, Times and so on in Openoffice, say I have to install the »TrueType« fonts. Altough Synaptic says I have the fonts installed, ...
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Openoffice error Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed openoffice. I can open it from terminal by typing "soffice", but I can't seem to open it with the gui. There are the openoffice icons there but when I click on them they open, run, ...
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LibreOffice - “installed packages have unmet dependencies”

I tried to uninstall OpenOffice and install LibreOffice (Writer), but I got an error message (and now I can't seem to install anything from Ubuntu Software). sudo apt-get purge openoffice or maybe ...
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How can I install OpenOffice in Ubuntu MATE 64bit?

I've followed this tutorial which does not work for me. :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFK3qiA5l6c I'd like to use OpenOffice instead of libre office.
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Unable to open OpenOffice.org suites

I use OpenOffice.org 3.2 and as of yesterday I have been unable to open any OpenOffice.org program. If I try to open any program it proceeds to load after which the loading screen disappears but ...
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run Libreoffice 4 headless at startup

i used http://www.openvpms.org/documentation/install-openoffice-headless-service-ubuntu for run openoffice and libreoffice 3 at ubuntu start up but due to some PID change it dont work for ...
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Open Office 4.0 for 32-bit architecture

Apache is launched Open Office 4.0 stable version and Open Office 4.1 beta version. I downloaded both version and try to install stable version in my Ubuntu 12.10 LTS edition. After running the dpkg -...
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How can I install Open Office?

I have install Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz in ubuntu13.10 using tar.gz file but no errors, now I am not able to start the open office service. I don't find it in ...
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Forwarding the results of text processing commands to certain locations in an .ods file

I am looking for an efficient way to import the data from a bunch of text files into an .ods file. I have no problem in processing the text files with commands like grep and sed, however, I do not ...
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Openoffice didn't install correctly, how do I remove it?

I attempted to install openoffice with the packages that the openoffice site automatically got for me which were incorrect; RPM files insead of DEB files. The problem is after attempting to install ...
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install a version of libreoffice or openoffice in Ubuntu 12.04 that will produce Powerpoint compatible presentations?

I have seen some bug reports that say LibreOffice 3.7 has fixed an issue with pptx files that makes them compatible with Powerpoint (I am testing with Powerpoint 2010). I have generated a ...
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xls file some formula not open in open office

In my office morethan 50system working in ubuntu desktop ,But the problem is some of macro function not supported in openoffice . the formula values also changed when it is open in openoffice . is any ...
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Restore Pop Up Window in OpenOffice won't go away

I have been using OpenOffice for months. Now when I open up the application, I get a pop up window with the message that "The application Open Office quit unexpectedly while trying to restore its ...
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Openoffice Installation and the results?

My question for this time, involves Open office application. I have the sources of how to install openoffice on ubuntu os. The apache home site or the main home of the program provider and parent ...
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Automatic conversion of decimal number

I have this number 0.057287, if I write it in OOCalc, will be converted in 954.47.00. The only way to leave it as it was is to write '0.057287, but this last notation hide number from the charts. How ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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How to construct sunburst charts in gnumeric

I'm trying to arrange species into a sunburst (multilevel pie or ring) chart that summarizes their numbers at genus, family level and so on. I cannot seem to realize that with gnumeric (and neither ...
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Help Diagnosing Problem in Developing Custom OpenOffice 4.1 App using C++ Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS server

I seek help with the "generic" part of our C++ spreadsheet server app which connects to a headless Open Office 4.1.2 service. The "generic" connection part of this application is represented in the ...
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Unable to access Open Office documents stored in windows paritition using ubuntu loaded from flash

Windows doesn't boot, so I wanted to use ubuntu to copy my important files before formatting and reinstalling. the problem is that When copying folders somw files are left behind (the most important ...
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Convert from big ppt or pptx files to PDF by LibreOffice last version is so slow

I have very weird performance issue with libreoffice. I run this command via php shell_exec(): $libreoffice5.3 --headless -convert-to pdf --outdir /xxx/xx But for big files like 5MB over, it takes so ...
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Can an Ubuntu system get infected by a Macro Virus for MS Office / LibreOffice / OpenOffice?

We are running Ubuntu on several office machines, which are used to handle administrative tasks on a daily basis, e.g. to receive applications via e-mail. We now had the situation that we received "...
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Error message when installing Open Office 4.1.1

I'm cut & pasting the commands to install OpenOffice. I removed LibreOffice and downloaded OpenOffice fine, but when I put in the command to extract OpenOffice, I get this error message: z: ...
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Libre Office garbles text

Last night I was working on a .doc file that I've been working on for about a week. Before leaving it for the night - I saved it as usual (it was first saved as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003", and ...
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Using the data from a drop down calendar in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm using LibreOffice to make a spreadsheet (in Calc, obviously) and have inserted a Date Field Form Control. I edited it the way I want so it has a drop down calendar. However, when I go to the ...
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Giving Segmentation fault when running open office in ubuntu

root@Elado-Linux:/opt/openoffice4/program# ./soffice.bin Segmentation fault (core dumped) I checked the space by the following command. root@Elado-Linux:/opt/openoffice4/program# free -m ...
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Apache OpenOffice/Calc

I need work with conditional formating but the Libre Calc only permits three colors. Is Apache Open Office able to do more conditional formating? If yes is it possible install only the OpenOffice ...
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Missing Access Rights for OpenOffice Applications

I'm very new to Linux and Ubuntu. I recently installed Ubuntu LTS 18.04 and I've replaced LibreOffice with OpenOffice, but I'm not sure how to allow myself to access OpenOffice without relying on ...
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Cannot install applications even in terminal due to dependency errors after replacing LibreOffice with OpenOffice

I tried to install gparted and many other applications. Using terminal, I get errors as shown below. Even when I install it from Software Center, installing... displays for 5 seconds and then it goes ...
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How can I change location of soffice in openoffice 4.1.3?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and have previously removed libreoffice and installed openoffice 4.1.3. I keep getting dependency problems and none of the software is able to update anymore. Seems related ...